“Visionaries Behind the Stars,” Janet Kuypers’ Chicago 9/12/14 Poetry “Love Letter” Periodic Table of Poetry feature

“Visionaries Behind the Stars,” Janet Kuypers’ Chicago 9/12/14 Poetry “Love Letter” Periodic Table of Poetry feature

In one of Janet Kuypers’ installments of Periodic Table of Poetry poem readings (in her effort to write a poem for every element in the Periodic Table, to later become a book), Janet Kuypers was the feature at “Poetry ‘Love Letter’” in Chicago on September 12th 2014 (9/12/14) with “Visionaries Behind the Stars”.

the 9/12/14 Visionaries Behind the Stars Janet Kuypers chapbook
Download this poem in the free PDF file
Visionaries Behind the Stars chapbook,
w/ Periodic Table of Poetry poems.

 

Writings included in this show:
Seaborgium
Meitnerium
Berkelium
Hassium
Dubnium

Partial Nudity book release & interview 9/27/14 on Chicago’s WZRD 88.3FM radio

Partial Nudity book release & interview 9/27/14 on  Chicago’s WZRD 88.3FM radio

WZRD Radio (88.3 FM), with a D.J. Cathleen Schandelmeier-Bartels, had a lengthy interview with Janet Kuypers 9/27/14, where she talked about the inspiration for the release of her new poetry book set, for both “Partial Nudity” and “Revealed” (two large volumes that were also broken down into smaller editions of books, including “100 Haikus”, “Give me the News” (of news poems and newsworthy poems), “Let me See you Stripped”, “Twitterati” (of twitter-length poems, “Part of my Pain”, “Rape, Sexism, Life & Death” (poetry on both sexism and almost losing your life, with Slovak translations of some poems), “Say Nothing”, and “when you Dream tonight” (of poems about dreams, including some classic dream poetry). During this interview, she also read never-before-performed haiku poems from her 2014 release of “Partial Nudity” (and most of the haiku poems were also in the mini book “100 Haikus”).

the 9/27/12 6 Second Poems chapbook

Writings included in this show (in the order performed):

Arsenic and Syphilis
civil
mirror
instead
need
Eight People Outside
floor
of his thirst
hold
fought
strike
console
relegated
extinct
My New Grocery List
Couldn’t
ruminating
barbed
gone
out there
knife
pet
kindness
found
pleading
only
humans
stagger
addiction
At the Camp
Suicide (heat) Poem
sting

Janet Kuypers’ “Crossing Borders for International (and Interplanetary) Peace” Chicago Periodic Table poetry show 10/8/14

Janet Kuypers’ “Crossing Borders for International (and Interplanetary) Peace” Chicago Periodic Table poetry show 10/8/14

    In one of Janet Kuypers’ installments of Periodic Table of Poetry poem readings (in her effort to write a poem for every element in the Periodic Table, to later become a book), Janet Kuypers was the feature at Cup & Spoon, for Chicago Calling in Chicago on October 8th 2014 (10/8/14) with “Crossing Borders for International (and Interplanetary) Peace”. This show combined her poetry with the music from the HA!Man of South Africa (with a sample of his “entering the ruines” from his 2011 hotel music) in a part of the “Chicago Calling” series . There was also a free PDF file chapbook for this show (titled “Crossing Borders for International (and Interplanetary) Peace”, of writings from the Periodic Table portion of the show).

Writings included in this show
(in the order performed):
Manganese
Ununseptium
Rhenium
Diburnium
Bohrium
G Block

Janet Kuypers’ “Nerves of a Poet” 11/21/14 show at Cafe Ballou in Chicago

Janet Kuypers’ “Nerves of a Poet” 11/21/14 show at Cafe Ballou in Chicago

    Janet Kuypers was highlighted 11/21/14 with a feature poetry reading through Café Cabaret at Cafe Ballou (939 N. Western Ave. in Chicago). Her slated selections of poetry included all brand-new and many never before read poems (all quite emotional, relating to current topics like the Ebola virus, of the death of family members), interspersed with haiku poems Kuypers has never read before (all from her recent collection book Partial Nudity, that all also appear in her 2014 mini-book 100 Haikus).

Writings included in this show (in the order performed):
jabbed into an open nerve
bruised
Eight to Sixteen
fog
Lord Have Mercy
pant
violent affair
Translation (2014 haiku)